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spanish). >> in certain places in africa this instrumentality existed. >> (speaking spanish). >> and the percussionist will play with their hands and their feet. >> (speaking spanish). >> with the african slave trade he used to be in the ports. this type of boxes. >> (speaking spanish). >> so they were sit over these big boxes and play over them. >> (speaking spanish). >> but for the blacks these type of instruments were not allowed to be played because they were too loud and for the church they will provoke movement that was not appropriate. >> (speaking spanish). >> they could also work as a form of communication with the drumming patterns. >> (speaking spanish). >> this was what was going on in africa. >> (speaking spanish). >> and from some of the sounds they used to play that we almost lost all of them we still have some that he remembers. >> (speaking spanish). >> for instance -- >> (speaking spanish). >> this means "attention be alert. something is going to happen". >> (speaking spanish). >> wake up. wake up. >> wake up, wake up. (speaking spanish). >> and this ar
a way to work together, then we are in a really, really hopeless situation. >> on board the africa express', the train which runs on music. hello. spain is poised on the brink of a bailout this week, but as the country's economic woes mount, there are cracks appearing within the complex relation between barcelona and madrid. catalonia is not germany, but the region is the economic powerhouse of spain, and nationalists there resent subsidizing other regions and in making their voices heard. >> of catalonia does one day get its own air force, it will probably be able to afford something better than these. on the beach in barcelona, the air show is a welcome distraction. spain's richest region is now at the center of the crisis with madrid committed to the austerity. there is now a rising demand in catalonia for independence. >> my feeling is that the spanish government totally rejected what is happening here. they spread rejection and hate with comments calling us the damned catalan that does not want to cooperate. >> there are feelings to be a lot better off if they were not part of
: the first democratically elected female president in africa. awarded the nobel peace prize last year for promoting peace in women's rights. she expressed concerns over the impact of global economic uncertainty on africa. >> the slowdown as the result of the global crisis has delayed much of the foreign direct investment. have been mobilized. the case of liberia. it means that the delay in -- in operational bills, investment, it will be -- employment, a delay in, in infrastructure. development. >> sirleaf says continuation of foreign investment is a key to industrializing african nations. but she stresses that the africans themselves have to take the initiative. >> political stability, sound economic policy, more in doing for human resource capital, it means building the skills of our people. we have to move from being exporters of commodities to add value to the commodities. because that's how we create jobs, that's how we industrialize, that's how we become more competitive. with the rest of the, rest of the world. >> africa is torn by widening economic gaps. while some resource ric
the decleine to a slowdown and stronger currency. the global slowdown, the world is eyeing africa. and the market with potential. china especially has rapidly expanded its investment in the continent, but south korea, had also begun to move in. in mid october, 300 officials from 50 african countries gathered. they attended the korea-africa forum to boost partnerships in development. african countries need partners for the realization of their enormous -- i expect cooperation between south korea and africa to expand and be strengthened through this forum. >> at a ministerial meeting the south korean government decided to extend $6 million in aid over the next two years. direct investment by south korea has reached $2.9 billion. south korea's leading companies have already gone into high gear to gain significant market share in africa. auto maker hyundai has introduced this mid sized sedan as part of its strategy. in march this year it received the award car of the year 2012 in south africa which is the largest car market in the continent. the south korean maker won the award for th
to have political compromise. and, of course, the economies in north africa have a series of problems, there are short-term crises, but there are also long-term vulnerabilities that previous governments found enormously difficult to address and that current governments, even more fragile than their predecessors at the current time, often find even more difficult to address. at the same time, we look out at the region, we see untapped potential. we see the region not as the source for global energy supplies, but also new markets, investment in regional trade, and what we have assembled here is what i think is a rather remarkable list of people to help walk us through both where we are and where we might go. speaking first, dr. care line freund the chief economist for the middle east and africa at the world bank. she previously worked at the international monetary fund and the federal reserve where she focused on economic growth, international trade and international finance in the developing world and transition countries. after her, dr. nabli is the former governor of the central bank
. the coast of africa collectively few good natural harbors but the east coast was packed with them and the continental corporation of the u.s. was the last resource rich part of the ten per zone the european enlightenment with inland waterways flowing in a convenient east west fashion than the west the caressed combined and our ideas and dhaka sees but because of where we happen to live as well that's why these things matter. why these things matter. they've allowed india and china to develop into the completely distinct great worlds of civilization we have much to do with each other through long periods of history. >> let's take that image that you've offered of america, this place with all these great natural harbors and rivers that run the right way but that was true for thousands of years and didn't leave it to the development of what we think of as the united states. it wasn't until the european civilization a rise and began to make use of those harbors and rivers they were obvious so help us think about why it's the geography we spoke upon based to the cultural with the suppo
problems-- brazil-- that they've brought under control. not so in africa. eradication efforts are erratic. yellow fever is another mosquito-transmitted virus that the french encountered when they occupied west africa. so the way the french dealt with this was to conduct an ongoing every-four-year campaign to vaccinate every person in every country they occupied. they had groups of doctors and nurses--that's all they did. they just went from village to village on this four year cycle. that way, the most that could happen is you'd have a group of susceptible children, but it would never get very big before you'd be through vaccinating the next time around. that way, they kept yellow fever under control. now, when those countries became independent, there wasn't money for those programs. and i got introduced to yellow fever in africa because, in 1965... some seven or eight years after senegal got its independence, there was a big epidemic of yellow fever, and it was all in children under 10 years of age, because they hadn't been vaccinated. when we started off at cdc, a lot of emphasis was o
. and music. it is important to know where the spirituals come from. the music came from africa. there are slave testimonies to the fact that music came from africa. and so that is the root of african-american music which is renowned around the world. the other thing that happened is that in the u.s. especially, we lost the ability to use the drum. we did not lose the ability to use rhythm. the -- which is the most direct link to africa, we use the staff and hand clapping. we are going to do a song that will become familiar to me -- to you in a moment. it was put together by our musical director who is holding the staff. and our soloists will be carolyn and nedra. when i ask you to join in, i want you to help us out. all right? thank you very much. [applause] [singing] [drums and singing] ♪ in the water ♪ ♪ [applause] [singing] ♪ ♪ [singing] [applause] >> the project. [applause] let's give them another round. ok. that brings us to the acknowledgements and closing remarks. on behalf of the san francisco african-american historical society, i would -- something like this
much like south africa. it was apartheid mississippi. it was. and segregated schools, no running water, no electricity. which was just the way, you don't think, oh, gee, everybody else has it and i don't. that's just the way i grew up. it's amazing that i've come from that to my own ipad. >> reporter: the girls and their families understood the life-altering gift of education. >> you will be a part of the very first class of the oprah winfrey -- >> reporter: in a setting so luxurious, simple amenities were cause for celebration. one of the moments that i thought so captures the gap that you are trying to bridge with these girls when is they react to the plumbing. >> ah, yeah, that is still one of my favorite moments. >> reporter: me, too. >> talk about favorite things. they were most excited, of course, about the plumbing, because it means i can take a shower, i don't have to go and find buckets of water that is one or two kilometers away. i don't have to share a pump on a yard with 56 other people. i can have my own bed. i can have -- i can flush the toilet! >> reporter: but there was
're inching progress. global health issues. you know, i remember my first trip to africa, and i remember the thing that horrified me the most was how many blind people there were. every capital you would see these middle aged blind people begging and being led around by their children or likely grandchildren, and it was pretty horrifying. now river blindness has been dramatically reduced partly because of jimmy carter more than anybody else. dracoma also it's is also on its way out. you don't have people in their 30s routinely going blind around the world. so many other elements of progress that we tend not to focus on. i think we in the journalistic community maybe we focus too much on the cup being half empty, and all the problems. the context is that, you know, over all progress truly is quite remarkable. >> gavin: you have seen that from--you mentioned jimmy carter but you've seen that from a non-government agreement or more from a governance framework that is leading and supporting and dealing with these gaps. >> i think they work together. governance itself is improving in some of
in conflict areas. >> liberia and west africa -- liberia in west africa has suffered through two civil wars. now, the united nations is helping the country establish its own police force, but the organization says it needs more experts to help with operations. crisis teams will need training for special circumstances. >> well versed in to investigate sexual and gender-based violence or to counter organized crime. >> the un also wants to promote more female police officers in africa. violence in africa is widespread in many parts of the continent. the german foreign minister told police representatives that un missions could go far in guiding against conflicts, but he says emerging regions should have strong representation on the security council. >> the fact that the whole continent of latin america is not represented permanently in the security council [inaudible] >> germany has also called for stronger african representation at the united nations. and this year's nobel prize in chemistry goes to two u.s. researchers who work on cell receptors. >> a nobel committee member tried to startle
of the instruments that werwere performed by the africas in p purrue and the different groups and they spoke different languages so it was very hard for them to communicate. >> (speaking spanish). >> so the communication will be done by sign. >> (speaking spanish). >> they didn't talk but they could communicate each other. >> (speaking spanish). >> and the form of communication and many of the movements were -- they were used in the dances that we have today. >> (speaking spanish). >> this movement -- >> span spanish. >> are >> >> (speaking spanish). >> are here and it means soul. >> (speaking spanish). >> and when we go to move our bodies -- >> (speaking spanish). >> they mean the essence. >> (speaking spanish). >> when they go to work the earth -- >> (speaking spanish). >> is the contact with our mother nature. >>nature -- >> (speaking spanish). >> that will live us food, take care of us and receive us before we die. >> (speaking spanish). >> we also have this and movement of work. >> (speaking spanish). >> or conversation. >> (speaking spanish). >> which is the key to receive love. >>
not on the catwalks of milan, paris, or new york, but in south africa. >> that is right. african as well as international labels are showcasing the latest designs at the fashion week in johannesburg. >> african fashion has lately swung into the international spotlight with design is replacing bold colors and patterns with more contemporary designs. >> modern and confident -- the latest in south african fashion. the show was the hit of the festival. her cutting its creations have wowed critics. >> the techniques that i use, they make you feel -- like this one is not like what we know or what our people know. >> she is not the only hit designer here. african fashion has never been more popular. designers from ghana, morocco, and 10 other african countries have been showing off their creations in johannesburg. behind the scenes, for has been flying. african fashion is plugged into international trends. >> i am very excited because are looking and also the ladies, so i am hoping everything goes smoothly. >> he has been in business for more than a decade. michael jackson was a fan, and many a
of functions we could see that are already parts of east africa, southern africa. historically being a key staple, is becoming increasingly difficult in some places. farmers may be shifting to things like millet. >> also things like cassava and cowv. not sure what that is, but could we become familiar with them? >> absolutely. they are quite resilient, they can result -- survive in fairly harsh conditions. of course, supplies are kind of shifting, from plants to livestock. east africa, southern africa, where cattle is one of the traditional livestock species is becoming difficult. people may be shifting over into goats, which is hardier and can deal with some of these increasingly difficult conditions. >> challenging times ahead. thank you, philip. next week, china begins the once in a decade handover of power and this week we are taking you to a different chinese location every day so that we can bring you a series on the challenges the new leaders will be facing. we are in shanghai, the commercial heart of the chinese economy. their growth was once seemingly unstoppable across the countr
initiative and africa. she has been in the capital of nigeria, and my colleague spoke to her earlier this week from there. >> can you give me some details about the initiative that you are launching? >> i am here as part of the initiative work with the ministry of health in nigeria. it is actually the government of nigeria today, led by president good luck jonathan, it launched a save 1 million lives initiatives, whereby nigeria aims to save 1 million mother and child lives by 2015. currently, there are about a million preventable maternal and child deaths every year in nigeria. the vast majority of them are children who perished from diarrhea, malaria, h.i.v.-aids, so we are working with the ministry of health on scaling up the world health organization recommendations to treat diarrhea diseases, and we believe we can cover the country and we can save 100,000 lives per year. >> as an american woman going to nigeria to launch this initiative, and a sense you are allowing nigeria to abdicate its responsibility. >> oh, not at all. this is being driven and implemented primarily by an al
africa and southwestern asia takes us to egypt. here, as throughout this region, the presence or absence of water has profoundly influenced patterns of human settlement. the nile river is egypt's lifeblood. people here cling to its path through the desert and cluster in its broad delta. our case explores human modification of the environment as humans harness the mighty nile through projects like the aswan dam, lake nasser and the new toshka canal; the move from subsistence to commercial agriculture; and how an expanding population in the nile river delta is encroaching on the area's remaining precious farmland. from space, the earth can seem an abstract pattern of color and shape, but as we look closer, environmental processes come into view. here the rain of east-central africa collects in the giant lake victoria. its waters drain to the north, giving rise o of the world's great rirs, the nile descending from the african highlands, the nile winds through one of earth's most arid landscapes. coursing through the vast desert of northern africa, the waters of the nile nourish a ribbon of
to be with us today, if there were an all-star game for north africa experts, he would be seeing them play today and i think we are all delighted we are able to pull that together. for several years we have csis have tried to push forward the ideas that the maghreb is an important region or u.s. national and just and for u.s. strategic thinking. for several years we hurt held a roundtable and this is the fourth all-day conference on the north african region in the last five years. for years as well north africans remained on the margins of the u.s. strategic thinking but today's conference and the crowd we expect to be here suggest this is beginning to change. it's hard to look seriously at the middle east for the last 18 months and not conclude that north africa is indeed important and we need to understand it better. we approached these issues with mixed emotions. ambassador chris stevens was a friend and colleague and his tragic death in libya a month ago is a reminder not only of the dangers posed by hatred but also of the threat that comes in the wake of police forces in disarray, inadequat
that got great reviews but bombed. well, they didn't sell in america, but in south africa, for some reason, rodriguez was bigger than elvis or the beatles. but rodriguez didn't know a thing about it. unbelievable, right? well, just wait until you hear the rest of his story. >> i'm steve kroft. >> i'm leslie stahl. >> i'm morley safer. >> i'm bob simon. >> i'm lara logan. >> i'm scott pelley. those stories tonight on "60 minutes." [ male announcer ] you're not the type of person who sets goals and only hopes to achieve them. so you'll be happy to know that when it comes to your investment goals, northern trust uses award-winning expertise to lead you through an interactive investment process. adding precision to your portfolio construction by directly matching your assets and your risk preferences against your unique life goals. we call it goals driven investing. your life has a sense of purpose. shouldn't your investments? ♪ expertise matters. find it at northern trust. ♪ go out tonight - be social! then stay in tomorrow. make a date with your flat screen. olive garden's new dinner tod
of a much larger telescope array that will stretch across areas of australia and south africa. the two countries were chosen earlier this year after a long search for the perfect location. eventually, there will be thousands of these instruments put together by fiber optics. the project is so big that it will not be completed until the year 2024. of australia and south africa one and the right to stay to this structure. the information will be shared by scientists around the world. the square kilometre away, the official name of what is a super telescope, is a $9 billion project over the next 50 years. computers needed to process the data will be the equivalent of 1 billion desktops. the infrastructure might be ambitious on a galactic scale. >> this is gmt from bbc world news. our main story this hour, the u.n. security council has condemned silly and for a mortar attack that killed five turkish civilians -- condemned syria for a mortar attack that killed five turkish civilians. the first presidential debate in the u.s. what a time for government figures to come out. >> obama did not d
frequency within south africa was almost twice what it is right now. so she has done a tremendously good job of reducing the number of accidents and fatalities in the mines in south africa. that was extremely important for them to still have what they do have as far as production rates in south africa. otherwise, it would have created some early large problems at this point in time if they had not done that. >> if you're not getting the kinds of returns they expect from a mining company -- they should have been doing particularly well. i'm afraid, as i say, they don't take any prisoners. >> all about the bottom line. thank you very much. spain a's economic crisis has passed another grim landmark. the unemployment rate has hit 25%. in parts of southern spain, one in every three adults as jobless. our correspondent has been to the southwestern region. >> very few people live in these flats. they are a product of that spain's property boom. others on the same development are cordoned off an empty. this is where they were going to build the school. this is a region with a hangover from spain's c
africa and the middle east. he would carry that commitment throughout his life. as a diplomat, he worked from egypt to syria. from saudi arabia to libya. he was known for walking the streets of the city where he " -- where he worked, tasting the local food, meeting as many people as he could, speaking arabic, listening with a broad smile crest went to bed gauzy in the early days of the libyan revolution. -- with a broad smile. he went there during the early days of the libyan revolution and helped the people cope with a violent conflicts, cared for the union, and crafted -- cared for the wounded, and crafted a vision where all would be supported. he supported the birth of a new democracy as libyans held elections and built new institutions. he began to move a forward after decades of dictatorship. chris stevens love his work. he took pride in the country he served anti sought dignity in the people that he met. two weeks ago, he traveled to establish a new cultural center and build a hospital. that is when the compound came under attack, along with three of his colleagues, chris was kille
rights in africa. her work at him and rights watch has included documenting access to safe and legal abortion in ireland. before doing -- before the joining human-rights watch, she worked for some of the key institutions promoting human rights and democracy. including the south african human rights commission. she was involved in high-profile human rights litigation to promote women and children's rights, including the case the change the definition of rape in south africa. please join me in congratulating her. [applause] >> thank you. i think we do not do enough to celebrate some of the things that we have achieved. as many of the speaker said today, there are still many things we need to write. i think if will look over the past 20 years, we will see that significant improvements have been made to the lives of women. i am really happy you chose to take a timeout to celebrate those. i am very honored to be part of this distinguished group. the work that you do is amazing. i feel very privileged to be part of you today. i would like to accept this award on that -- on behalf of my sta
africa when she was 11. she comes from a family of female entrepreneurs. she develop -- sells hats, scarfs and handbags. it encourages students to stay in school. students are required to develop and present business plans to a panel. there's hands-on training while connects math, reading and right -- wrighting -- writing. elizabeth has big plans for her business. >> i want to be able to help others. i want to open my own school in africa. so this opportunity will be the start-up. >> reporter: the program is opening doors for elizabeth and other students to have a bright future. sherrie johnson, abc2 news. >> elizabeth is one of 35 finalists heading to new york for the 2012 nifty challenge. you can also head to our website and click on our education page. >>> coming up at 6:00, you could still be voting even after you're gone. how maryland voter registration rules allow the dead to remain eligible to vote. >> everyone in baltimore is getting excited about the orioles. those stories and more are coming up at six. here's a preview of what's ahead at 6:30. >> we're going global to a p
masekela joins us live in studio. >> his project reflects the lives of migrants in south africa. who brought their musical talents and culture to new towns, he's here to talk about it after the break and plus we'll have a special performance later this hour. stay with us, it's 9:09. ♪ man: to o some people, social security is just a number. but to me,e, it's money that i earned. i count on social security. and i don't want washington politicians like george allen... privatizing it. if george allen wants to risk his own money on wall street... that's fine. but i don't want him risking mine. george allen just isn't watching out for us. anncr: the democratic senatorial campaign committee is... responsible for the content of this advertising. marywe invest in them.umber one in america because but we can do even more. every year marylanders spend five hundred and fifty million dollars at casinos in other states. question 7 keeps that maryland money in maryland through expansion of gaming in maryland. it will mean hundreds of millions of dollars for our schools. as governor, i can promis
lived with his wife and children in the village of the vast tract of land in central africa then called the congo free state. king leopold the second of belgium founded the congo has stamped his late to provide aid to people living there however the congo free state was anything but free. leopold recently exploited its land and people draining it of resources like rubber, copper and ivory and exterminating approximately 8 million people in the process. the core of african mercenaries and force the rain of terror. they did their job with gratuitous cruelty, men women and children who fail to meet their quotas were flogged with hipaa bonamici clips or had their hands hacked off with a machete. the hands were then collected in baskets and presented to colonial officials. one eyewitness reported a village which refused to provide rubber would be completely swept clean. i saw soldier molly lee guarding the village take a big net and put it arrested native senate attached dunce to the net and made a tumble into the river. the village was one of those swept claims who murdered his wife and chi
in this hall to both the development and economic growth of africa through aid and investment. the world has a responsibility to support africa's efforts. through providing assistance needed to restore the treasures of african countries taken over consecutive eras, the last of which was under the thought that supporting an unjust regimes would assist in achieving a fake stability to achieve a fake justice, while these regimes were spreading corruption and smuggling the wealth of these countries outside the homeland. i'm aware that achieving the desired goal can only be done through the active participation of the peoples of this continent, and the resumption of responsibilities. this is something that we, as africans, are ready and willing to do. in our quest for a better future for our country's, they, we as africans, how to achieve for our continent a new set of ambitious goals that will ensure africans are on the right track toward sustainable development, and achieve aspirations for a better future, and day participation again forever in the international economic order. i assure you tha
at a conference on north africa, hosted by the center for strategic and international studies. this is about 40 minutes. >> been none of are very hard. the first job is i want to welcome my friends, the investors morocco and algeria and the moroccan league. after a keynote address is done if you all remain in your seats to help get the party out of the room and my third task is to introduce somebody who probably needs less of an introduction than anybody in washington, general brent scowcroft is a legend in washington and is a retired lieutenant general in the air force national security visor to president gerald ford and george h. w. bush and a graduate of west point and holds a ph.d. from columbia. i think for all of us who worked with him he is a model of judgment and probity here in washington. user counselor and it's my pleasure to introduce general brent scowcroft to introduce our speaker. thank you. [applause] >> good afternoon. this is a real pleasure for me to be able to stand here for john hamre and introduce our speaker today. is a testament to the importance of north africa to globa
to the it is status quo. it'll be this big, glaring absence in north africa. the largest country in africa disengages from the international community, solutions to the instability that dr. zoubir mentioned, solutions to the instability in sir car or northern -- syria or northern mali. what would make this all the more glaring is if our worst fears about libya were to come to pass. as i mentioned before, the libyan government is very much committed to the road map they've laid out, they're very committed to the political process, but i'd like to bring you back to the middle of 2011. at the time, gadhafi's head of external security defected. and when he defected, he warned that libya would become like somalia. and at the time i think most frames of references were to mogadishu, to a black hawk down moment. and, unfortunately, we have had a black hawk down moment in benghazi. but i think he's, you know, a are nuanced guy. and what i think he was referring to was a much broader frame of reference. how would libya look like somalia. not just a black hawk down incident, not just a benghazi incident, but o
was ever in, you know, certainly in libya or north africa -- >> chad. >> chad, excuse me, you're right. >> okay. >> he was charge in lebanon in the '80s? >> i have to tell you, i should have, but i did not bring his bio down here with me, but i will check on that. >> have a shortage of young foreign service officers, maybe -- [inaudible] wasn't quite effective? >> i would say on the contrary, given the great change and the huge relationships that we have with these countries of north africa and the middle east our younger folks are more and more gravitating to want to serve in that area to take that, to learn the languages. but as you know, at the senior level particularly in a complex time you need that seasoned leadership. please. >> can we stay on libya? >> uh-huh. >> is there any possibility or any expectation that he might ultimately be nominated to serve as ambassador, or is he regarded as an interim choice? >> well, he's the charge at the moment with regard to any white house plans to nominate a successor to ambassador stevens. i'm going to send you to the white house. >> did he
with africa. did i get that right? >> i did not get the thing with africa. >> i thought that when we see -- >> yes, yes, 1985. the first corset dress, i did a collection. collections were big. it was a mix of difficulty. and the lingerie. one part was the lingerie. i did it i think in 1981. i came out with the collection in 1982. of course, i was inspired by my grandmother. but something else. musical. i saw a musical in new york. something like about the life of fellini. they made a movie of it -- only a few years ago, which was not so good, but the play was excellent. it was broadway. there was one scene where all the women were preparing themselves for the show. all in corset, like satin, salmon color. and i was fascinated with it. i enjoyed the show, but i was only thinking about that, i must say. after that, there was the corset of my grandmother, and at that i have to do it, but it will be a dress. i did attend different dresses. long, shorter, even like a gym suit. i didn't like my souvenir of the one of my grandmother. and it was -- i did it like my souvenir of my grandmother. an
. to africa now, and a legal case that could have implications across the continent. women in botswana are now able to legally inherit the family home. previously only men could inherit, leaving women homeless. >> it is a decision women will be delighted about across botswana. according to the law, women and girls are not allowed to inherit property. this left them at the mercy of male relatives. many lost the rights to any prop.. did judge of the high court hearing says law had no place in modern society. >> we very much welcomed the ruling. i think it is a huge step forward, not only in botswana, but throughout the southern half of the region. it is not just botswana that has these discriminatory laws. it is other countries like malawi. this sends a signal hopefully to the region that these kinds of discriminatory laws should no understand. >> discrimination against women exists in many african societies. in uganda, legally married wives are entitled to 15% of the state, with only 1% going to the customary air. the rest goes to the children. in nigeria, the constitution guarantees equality f
annenberg media ♪ captioning sponsored by annenberg/cpb narrator: the region of northern africa and southwest asia is largely islamic. but jerusalem, like the rest of israel and palestine, is bitterly divi between muslims anjews. at the beginning of the 21st century, arabs in the israeli-occupied territories on the west bank and the gaza strip began an uprising they called the "second intifada." it was marked by a seemingly endless cycle of arab attacks and suicide bombings followed by israeli repriss. in order to understand the prospects for peace, we explore the historical geography of israel and palestine with special emphasis on the sacred space of jerusalem. for half a century, israelis and palestinians have battled over jerusalem and a larger homeland. helping to mediate competing claims was dennis b. ross, special envoy for the first president bush and then president clinton. as his term ended, the peace process crumbled. the intifada that began has had lots of casualties. unfortunately, one of the worst casualties-- in addition to the true human suffering-- has been a lo
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